Halloween activities scheduled for Crowder and Wallace state parks October 29

Crowder State Park west of Trenton and Wallace State Park south of Cameron hold Halloween events October 29.

A hike to the Thompson Cemetery is scheduled the night of Saturday, October 29 from 6 until 8 o’clock at Crowder State Park. The hike begins at the equestrian parking lot. To get there, travel north from Edinburg on Northwest 52nd Avenue to Dove Lane, then on Dove Lane to the parking lot. Refreshments will be provided.

Wallace State Park south of Cameron holds a Fall fun event October 29th with a trail hiking event called “Find the Pumpkin” at 2 o’clock. Hikers finding hidden pumpkins on the trails win a prize.

A “Fruits of the Fall presentation is at 4 o’clock at Wallace State Park and includes participants attempting to name the nuts.

There is Halloween campsite decorating and pumpkin carving contests the night of October 29 at Wallace State Park. Campers are encouraged to decorate their campsite with family-friendly themes safe for people and wildlife. Visitors are encouraged to walk through the campgrounds at 6:30 to see the displays and are invited to take a pumpkin to the campground amphitheater for judging.

A Halloween storytelling presentation is the night of October 29th at 7 o’clock at Wallace State Park with campsite decorating and pumpkin carving contest awards are to be announced at 7:30.

Those in attendance are to meet at the campground amphitheater for the various activities at Wallace State Park which are free and open to the public.